Legend has it that Sedona is situated on one or more vortexes, or places where intense energy emanates from the earth. Lore or not, the area is undeniably special with its namesake red desert rock formations, wilderness areas, and incredible photo opportunities. See below for some of the top red rock spots in Sedona.
Oak Creek Vista
For a bird’s-eye view of the red rock formations, the scenic overlook at Oak Creek Vista is a sure winner. This easy-to-access point offers a good vantage spot to capture some of the most photographed views in the region.
Known as the big boy of the red rocks, Mt. Wilson offers experienced hikers a challenging ascent with up-close views of the famous formations.
You guessed it—the area’s most recognizable landmark is Mother Nature’s ode to Charles Shultz, named for the iconic cartoon character.
Red Rock State Park
An essential destination for Sedona visitors, Red Rocks State Park has it all: scenic drives, stunning scenery, trails, and overlooks where you can snap postcard-worthy photos.